The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences
COLLEGE OF FOOD, AGRICULTURAL, AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

Endeavor Center wins Ohio State’s top outreach honor

CFAES’s Endeavor Center, located at the OSU South Centers in Piketon, recently received Ohio State’s Distinguished Community Engagement Award. In doing so it becomes the university’s nominee for next year’s national Magrath University Community Engagement Award.

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Colbert, Whitt, Wright win Ohio State Distinguished Staff Awards

The awards are Ohio State’s top honor for non-teaching employees — and this year a quarter of the recipients came from CFAES. Read their stories ...

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Torppa, Bloir named to OSU Extension leadership roles

CFAES welcomes Cynthia Torppa as director of OSU Extension’s Northwest Region; and, starting July 1, Kirk Bloir as interim associate leader of the Ohio 4-H Youth Development program.

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CFAES forms LGBTQQI group

Inclusion. Well-being. A network for sharing resources. The new group is for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning and intersex staff and faculty and their allies in our college.

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Lal to head international soil science group

Congratulations to Rattan Lal of the School of Environment and Natural Resources. He’s the new president-elect of the 16,000-member International Union of Soil Sciences.

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Harper awarded honorary doctorate by Purdue

Jim Harper’s life has taken him far — from World War II to Purdue, Wisconsin to Ohio State, CFAES to New Zealand and back. Recently, he was honored by his first alma mater.

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Extension celebrates 100 years in Ohio
Lima News  •  05/25
Forecasters predict toxic algae blooms will once again turn Lake Erie into a ‘slimy putting green’
Crain’s Cleveland Business  •  05/24
EPA water task force to work with universities
CBS News  •  05/22
Ohio State researchers recruit citizens to help study backyard pollinators
Columbus Dispatch  •  05/11
How to solve climate change with cows (maybe)
Boston Globe  •  05/04
Pristine forest in West Jefferson remains largely unexplored
Columbus Dispatch  •  05/04
Ohio State University’s Sandra Velleman helps turkeys and the industry around them get stronger
The Poultry Site  •  05/01
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